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Ensiform leaf

Formal name:  leaf ensiform
Local identifier:  TOP239
Definition:  the leaf (PO:leaf) is simple (PO:simple leaf, TOP:simple leaf), blade-like (PATO:blade-like), unifacial (having just one surface), sword-like and vertical orientated and flat.
Formal Unit:  unitless (category)

Comment:  e.g. genus Iris
Reference:  Klotz, S., Kühn, I. & Durka, W. (2002): BIOLFLOR - Eine Datenbank zu biologisch-oekologischen Merkmalen der Gefaesspflanzen in Deutschland. - Schriftenreihe fuer Vegetationskunde 38. Bonn: Bundesamt fuer Naturschutz.


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